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Definition of "sloughy" []

  • Marshy; having the characteristics of a wetland. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sloughy" in a sentence
  • "At five in the afternoon they all complained of fatigue, and we looked around us for a landing-place, where we might rest awhile, but we could find none, for every village which we saw after that hour was unfortunately situated behind large thick morasses and sloughy bogs, through which, after various provoking and tedious trials, we found it impossible to penetrate."
  • "Cavity sloughy throughout and cæcum covered with dull grey lymph."
  • "Even my friend, the respected driver of the Old Union Cambridge Coach to London, can remember, in his time, the coach being two days on the road, and occasionally being indebted to farmers for the loan of horses to drag the coach wheels out of their sloughy tracks."